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nuclear RNA

Definition of the noun nuclear rna

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  1. ribonucleic acid found in the nucleolus of the cell
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonym of nuclear RNA: nRNA
    • more generic terms: ribonucleic acid / RNA = a long linear polymer of nucleotides found in the nucleus but mainly in the cytoplasm of a cell where it is associated with microsomes

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Google previewThe Dictionary of Genomics, Transcriptomics and Proteomics (2015)

by Guenter Kahl

Nuclear RNA interference 1531 cells (e.g. fibroblasts) to generate heterokaryons, are able to re-program the fibroblast nuclei such that they become mitotically active. So, the original fibroblast nucleus expresses genes associated with ...

Google previewBlackie’s Dictionary of Biology (2000)

by Blackie

Small nuclear RNA (snRNA) It is one of many small RNA species confined to the nucleus; several of the snRNAs are involved in splicing or other RNA processing reactions. Smear A specimen prepared for microscopic study by spreading the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biomedicine (2010)

by John Lackie

a complex multisubunit enzyme, synthesizes *messenger RNA and *heterogenous nuclear RNA; type III ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (2006)

by Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield, Pamela K. Mulligan

See chromosomal RNA, heterogeneous nuclear RNA. nuclear targeting signal See protein sorting, sorting signals. nuclear transfer the injection of a diploid somatic nucleus into an enucleated egg. The nature of the ensuing development ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (2012)

by John M. Lackie

nuclear RNA The nucleus contains RNA that has just been synthesized, but in addition there is ...

Google previewDictionary of Toxicology (2014)

by Ernest Hodgson, Michael Roe

RNA exists in cells in a number of discrete categories, such as hnRNA ( heterogeneous nuclear RNA), snRNA (small nuclear RNA), rRNA (ribosomal RNA), tRNA (transfer RNA), and mRNA (messenger RNA). RNA also constitutes the sole ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biology (2015)

by Robert Hine

See also heterogeneous nuclear rna. ribose A *monosaccharide, C5H10O5, rarely occurring free in nature but important as a component of *RNA (ribonucleic acid). Its derivative deoxyribose, C5H10O4, is equally important as a constituent of ...

Google previewDictionary of Developmental Biology and Embryology (2011)

by Frank J. Dye

nuclear RNA (nRNA) the primary transcript from a gene; also called heterogeneous nuclear RNA (hnRNA) or pre- messenger RNA (pre-mRNA). nuclei clusters into which neurons of the brain are ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Nuclear RNA 780 NtaSII (NaeI) A restriction endonuclease from Nocardia tartaricans with the same specificity as NaeI. N-Terminal The amino terminal of a protein that carries a free NH2 group that is the terminal where the first ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microbiology, Four-Volume Set (2000)

by Martin Alexander, Barry R. Bloom, David A. Hopwood, Roger Hull, Barbara H. Iglewski, Allen I. Laskin, Stephen G. Oliver, Moselio Schaechter, William C. Summers

and heterogeneous nuclear RNA (Nilsen et al., 1982) activate 2,5- oligo(A) synthetases in vitro, ...

Google previewDictionary of Stem Cells, Regenerative Medicine, and Translational Medicine (2017)

by Frank J. Dye

nuclear RNA (nRNA) the primary transcript from a gene; also called heterogeneous nuclear RNA (hnRNA) or pre‐messenger RNA (pre‐mRNA). nuclei clusters into ...

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